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from obama care. >> why are your employees trying to exempt themselves from the very law that you are attached to enforce. >> i prefer to stay with the current policy that i am pleased with rather than go through a change if i don't need to go through that change. >> reporter: this as newly revealed e-mail suggests irs may have shared confidential information. the american public is entitled to know whether the irs is inappropriately sharing their confidential tax information with other agencies. today he tangled with texas republican. >> you assured us that the irs despite the significant abuses of power were investigating that the irs has never shared private taxpayerer information with other federal agencies. i am looking at an e-mail from 2008 where louis lerner did exactly that. >> i never assured that there aren't incidences that occur. we share information roughly with 300 different federal and state agencies as a matter of routine business. and we have procedures and safe guards in place. >> reporter: lawmakers say in the process of investigating the irs targeting of conse
thwarted over the last ten years under president bush and under president obama where our intelligence community has saved lives and kept people out of harm's way. there's been a few misses like boston or benghazi where things we should have known or should have done, we made huge mistakes in benghazi when it came to protecting our ambassador and the consulate. but in the grand scheme of things with regard to the things we've been able to do in the intelligence world in stopping threats, it's been very successful. >> so you brought up benghazi. do you think that's why we're so proactive in getting this resolves right now? they could afear to be soft targets to al qaeda operatives. >> i hope it's part of the reason. like i said before, this threat is much more specific than anything we had going into benghazi. benghazi, we should have known because it was the anniversary of 9/11 and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that an embassy in benghazi is the day that the bad guys like to take a pop shot at us. that was a no-brainer and we left our ambassador vulnerable in my opinion. t
up next. he will get on that breaking news out of the house of commons. >>> the obama administration lays out its case for taking the country to another middle east conflict. this is "special report." good evening. i'm chris wallace. top administration officials are briefing congressional leaders this evening on their case for launching an attack against syria. secretary of state kerry, defense secretary hagel, national security adviser susan rice and james clapper are all laying out evidence the assad regime was responsible for the chemical attack last week that killed hundreds of civilians. we have fox team coverage. james rosen of the state department reports on a surprise defeat in britain. we begin with what the administration is doing right now. >> reporter: we finally reached the pivotal moment where the obama administration is revealing its intelligence. to prove the syrian government is behind the attack. they are doing that as they make their case to congress even though they are not promising votes in congress. syrian president bashar al assad remained defiant denying his
. >> we start this hour with a fox news alert. less than two hours away from president obama's first formal solo news conference since april, a look for you in the white house. reporters expected to pepper him with questions about his decision not to meet with russian president vladimar putin and the administration's continued use of the controversial talking point. i am jamie colby. >> and i am greg jarret. >> they are focusing on law makers wasting time and attention on phony scandal instead of the people's work. >> to often over the past two years, washington took its eye off of the ball. they have allowed political postural and phony scandal to distract from our economy and growing middle-class. >> fox news poll find that people do not agree with the president. the interest in the benghazi terrorist attack is anything but phony and not phony to voters, nsa snooping on americans. and the justice department seizing telephone records and irs targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. host of power play on fox news live. chris, you have written your insightful and provocative
to the american people. >> the white house says it's considering whether president obama should meet one on one with president putin at the g 20 summit in russia this year. lawmakers from both political parties want even tougher action than that, more on that part of the story coming up. first to the fox report correspondent jonathan hunt in the "america's newsroom." what is next for edward snowden. >> now is he literally free to move about the country of russia as a refugee as russia has now officially labeled him. is he entitled to government housing, he might also get a hotel room and rent an apartment according to his lawyer who said today, quote: he now is one of the most sought after men in the world. the issue of security is very important to him: snowden himself in a statement thanking the russian government and said over the past 8 weeks we have seen the obama administration show no respect for international or domestic law but in the end, the law is winning. so, for now, harris, edward snowden's home is somewhat ironically a country not exactly known as a paragon of individual libert
ahead. president obama has also been in close touch with teeders ---door key leader us of our allies. make no mistake, president obama believes there mississippi be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. nothing today is more serious and nothing is receiving more serious scrutiny. thank you. >> i'm trace gallagher in for shepard smith. just heard secretary of said john kerry giving his first accounts of the crisis in syria. the secretary delivers litany of what they believe is the proof that chemical weapons were used in syria. as important as what he laid out is what when he did not lay out, is a time line of dealing with syria, going after the regimes. what the did lay out there have to be consequences for any action, any chemical weapon used and said the president at some point in time will decide what to do but made it very, very clear the secretary of state believes there will be some type of action used against sirra, but keep in mind, we have u.n. inspectors on the ground, and seemed to indicate that
at the request of president obama. listen to this. >> we have no credibility. we do have influence but when you don't use that influence then you do not have that influence. we could be cutting off the aid, the spare parts and maintenance of these military equipment that we've given the egyptians is, important to their capabilities. jon: and just today, state media reports that a lawyer for former president hosni mubarak says the dictator who ruled egypt for more than 30 years will soon be freed from jail. chief white house correspondent ed henry is life at the white house. the news on mubarak, ed, may add some more ammunition to those folks who say we should cut off aid to egypt. >> reporter: you're right, jon. remember hosni mubarak is in jail in part for not stopping the killing of some 900 protesters in egypt a couple years ago. there are fears that releasing him from prison will only spark more violence in egypt and in fact will lead to reprisals from the muslim brotherhood upset that mubarak's successor, mow happened morsi, of the muslim brotherhood was knocked out by the egyptian militar
of campaign-style features that president obama has been making across the country. selling his economic plan and calling republicans in congress the obstacles to true progress. >> now, unfortunately for the last year or so, we've had an endless parade of distractions and political posturing and phony scandals that shift focus away from what do we need to do to shore up middle class families and create ladders of opportunity for folks to get in the middle class? and as washington heads towards another budget debate, the stakes could not be higher. and that's why i'm traveling around, laying out my ideas for how we have to build the cornerstone of what it means to be middle class. a good job with good wages, a home to call your own, a good education, affordable health care that's there for you when you get sick. a secure retirement even if you're not rich. >> well, a new fox news poll finds the president's message may be falling on deaf ears. an overwhelming majority of voters 71% believe the new speeches are full of old ideas. we have team fox coverage. doug mcelway has more on the jobless nu
department official telling fox news not a matter of but when the obama administration leaving no doubt that american armed forces can easily hit targets inside syria. military officials telling fox that planned operations may include the use of cruise missiles or possibly even stealth bombers. over the next couple of hours we'll have extensive coverage and analysis about thetial american intervention in this crisis and moments from now, we'll go live to the middle east for a report. but first, right now, brand new stories and arizona inmate taking the witness stand in the trial of a fellow prisoner. >> accuse of brutal murder of a oklahoma couple. how credible is a prisoner as a witness? should prosecutors depend on inmates to prove their case? >>> plus the ongoing protests in wisconsin's capitol turning violent when police tackle and restrain a demonstrator. the question is, did they go too far? >>> reality star kate gosselin reportedly suing her ex-husband what he did to get dirt on her for a tell-all book. it is all "happening now." you're intrigued i see. >> sounds juicy to me. art
could strike again as president obama hold a meeting to weigh the options on a high-level strike in syria. we all await his decision as does the world. martha: we have new reports from the "wall street journal" that the white house is moving quickly on this because they have reason to believe syria is planning to launch another chemical attack in the country's largest city aleppo. wait wants to accomplish with action. molly henneberg is live at the white house leading our coverage. what is the white house saying? >> the u.s. has to get involved because the world community cannot leave a chemical attack or chemical attacks plural unanswered. but the white house says the goal is not to out of syrian president bashar al-asaad. even though the obama administration believes this is not the only chemical weapons attack by the regime this year. >> the options being considered by the president and his national security team are not around the question of whether chemical weapons were used in syria on a massive scale causing death and injury to innocents women and children. its many not w
. the obama administration had ordered those closures a week ago after intelligence officials intercepted conversations suggesting possible terror attacks on the facilities and other u.s. interests. yemen, which is highlighted in red here, still remains closed. steve centanni with the very latest live from washington. this is really serious news this week, steve. what's the status? >> reporter: yeah. that's right, jamie. you know that embassy in yes, ma'ayemenis closed because it le heart of the latest terrorist threat. as if to prove the point, terrorists were able to blow up a natural gas facility and kill four soldiers in a port city today about 2 hun miles south of the capital where you see the u.s. embassy here remains closed. now, here at home, lawmakers say the president's understating the danger from al-qaeda after the latest threat forced 22 embassies and consulates to close last week. >> the action of closing these embassies shows they're able to mount threats everywhere in the middle east against the united states of america, and they are playing in ways that can -- that are go
whether or not to defund obama care, even if it means shutting down significant portions of the government. good idea, bad idea? >> i think in general it's a good idea. our party is united as far as getting rid of obama care. we recognize the fact that more americans are losing their health care, costs are going up. the problems continue with the imation of obama. what i think we have a robust difference on is the tactic on how to make that happen. some people believe that we can defund it through the continuing resolution process. some people believe that you're not able to do that because of the way the funding is structured in terms of mandatory spending. i think if we can get resolution that it can be done i think most republicans agree that we should defund it. but there's a healthy debate as to what is the most effective way to do it. and that's where the breakdown occurs. everyone wants to get to the same place. it's just how to get there. >> dana, a lot of the tea party people have sort of drawn a line in the sand and said if they don't vote to defund and even tie it to whether it'
. >> that was president obama giving dozens of gitmo prisoners the go a head to return to yemen. they are standing by the return. they are following this from the pentagon, hi, jennifer. >> hi, allyson. president obama met them months after the high profile counter terrorism speech in the national university in which he was lifting the release of prisoners to go back to yemen. this is what jay carney said at the time. >> it reflects a change in policy that reflects changes in yemen. >> despite the current terrorist threat coming from yemen the white white stands by his decision and return gitmo prisoners to yemen. the againesis of al-qaeda in the araban peninsula goes back to a prison break in yemen in february of 2006. that encluded the escape of nasaar ha shi spurred the closure in north africa and the middle east. they tunnelled out of a maximum security prison in the capitol of yemen and popped up in a mosque and walked out the front door to freedom. he teamed up with two high profile gitmo detainees that the u.s. released to saudi arabia. >> a handful of detainees, primarily saudi citizen mad
. >> as that dead line of october 1st. it is a starting date for when people sign up for obama care, it seems that americans are getting more nervous about health care. what does the latest polls show on that? clearly americans think in the majority, this law is going to make them poorer and make their health care worse and make the federal government deficit go up and make the health insurance premiums go up. if those who are not in favor of repealing or replacing the law, they think it will be bad for the economy. they can spend money on hiring navigators to seen people up in the law. the law is not working as promised it would. >> oh, boy, perhaps the president will get relaxation on martha's vineyard for the break he's on. thank you for breaking it down. >> disturbing new testimony in the fort hood shooting marshal case. forepzic pathologist taking the sign talking about what they saw four years ago. the army major nidal hasan opened fire on his comraides. >> the prosecution case is winding down. ten or so witnesses left to testify. it is all about the autopsies. horrific, horrific inform
it came on the anniversary of president obama saying that, you know, chemical weapons use is a red line that should not be crossed. that seems to be a direct slap in the face to the president, doesn't it? >> well, my guess is the discussions going on now within the administration are not weather to -- whether to respond but how to respond if chemical weapons are used. our response last time was insufficient. i think that encouraged, made the assad regime think it could get away with using them again. our response this time should be clearer and unmistakable if you use chemical weapons you will suffer pain. therefore, don't use them again. the question is not, whether to use force. it's how much force to use so that the force has the intended effect and not, doesn't create unintended consequences. jon: the foreign minister of turkey is one of those who is saying it's time to get tough. he says, we call on the international community in this situation where the red line was crossed long ago to intervene as soon as possible. but the united states and really a lot of other nations haven't s
is will the united states act? top republican congressman mike mccall says president obama has four options as we go forward. >> i don't think the american people have an appetite or troops on the ground. i know the military is laying out options for the president. there are four warships off the coast of syria. missiles are an option to try to make out these chemical stockpiles. i think that's an option the president should be looking at. my chief concern is that we have allowed this to fester. we have had a wait and see policy and hoping for the best. martha: congressman mike mccall will join us in america's news room coming up in a couple minutes. bill has a map of the area from the air. bill: syria is here. and damascus there. over the weekend you had four navy warships move into the area, situated off the western coast of syria in the eastern mediterranean. they could take action if necessary. you have two naval aircraft carriers, much bigger vessels. one off the coast of yemen and one off the mouth of the persian gulf. if they were to make a move and come to the suez canal it would tack severa
reporting on the intense race situation. also ahead, the inside story of president obama meeting with hillary clinton and a revolt among some fast food workers in america. [chanting] caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us this tonight. under heavy pressure to stop demonizing america by calling it a racist society and start trying to solve some of the severe problems in poor african-american precincts far left grievous industry is getting more desperate every day. instead of trying to come up with solutions caused by outcome african-american men the catastrophic dropout rate in the inner city and destruction of the traditional black family, the race hustlers and their sympathizers have descended into the gutter. top gun in this tawdry display georgetown university professor michael eric dyson. >> we can indict the white family there is a loft negativity. there is a lot of dismissiveness. crass materialism that refuses to care for the other. we can talk about the pathology at the heart of the w
states turning sour on obama care. >> when the act is put together it wasn't thought completely through. >> not thought completely through. can they win the healthcare battle with the unions jumping ship. >> it is not just your wallets with economic pain. even the tooth fairy is getting hit. kids receiving more than ever now. "fox & friends first" starts right now. >> good morning to the city who never sleeps. you can see that outside this morning. you are watching "fox & friends first" on this friday morning. i am heather nauert. >> i am patti ann browne. thank you for starting your day with us. we begin with a fox news alert. president obama in a bind after america's bigs ally backs away from taking action in syria. go to doug luzader live in washington with the latest. >> good morning. whatever coalition the president was hoping to build here now appears to be in at that timers this morning with a key u.s. ally now saying it will not take part in a military strike on syria. the administration suffered a big set back of particlism refusing to back any attack. >> the british parliament
expects, quote, president obama understands that the brits can not now join in any military attack. >> i haven't spoken to him since the debate and the vote but i would expect to speak to him over the next day or some i don't think it's a question of having to apologize. >> reporter: after the u.k. parliament vote a spokesperson for the president's national security council put out a statement saying quote, the u.s. will continue to consult with the u.k. government, one of our closest allies and friends. as we have said president obama's decision-making will be guided by what is in the best interests of the united states. but french president francois hollande says whether or not the brits are involved he supports taking quote, firm action against syria and that includes a possible military strike. bill? bill: molly, will the president ask congress for authority? or what, how is the white house addressing that very issue? >> reporter: the white house says the president has been consulting with a number of members of congress but there's no indication the president intends to wait for a v
that the ongoing but a u.s. official confirmed for fox news the indictment has been issued. president obama was asked on "the jay leno show" last night whether his reaction to the new terrorist threat might have been an overreaction in the wake of obama, and he said, i'm sorry in the wake of benghazi. he said one thing i have tried to do as president is not overreact but make sure as much as possible the american people understand that there are genuine risks out there. now the indictments come days after republican members of congress put new pressure on the incoming fbi director james comey to renew focus on the investigation into benghazi, bill. bill: curious, what congress is saying about this what have you heard from lawmakers about the progress or lack thereof 10 months down the road? >> reporter: there are republican critics of the president saying more should have been done sooner. they're questioning why none of the suspects have actually been arrested. darrell issa. bill: chairman of the oversight committee, republican from california, said usama bin laden was criminally charged l
states and its partners. during his recent comments on the nsa controversy president obama insisting the agency has a singular focus. >> i don't have an interest in the people of the nsa don't have an interest, in doing anything other than making sure that where we can prevent a terrorist attack, where we can get information, ahead of time. >> reporter: this morning the nsa fox's request for comment to the state department, arthel. arthel: catherine what about edward snowden, is he now going, see i told you so, i told you so? i don't know. >> reporter: that's right. a russian newspaper is reporting this importanting that the former nsa leaker edward snowden got stuck in moscow after the u.s. put pressure on cuba not to accept his asylum request. snowden's plans you remember to travel to cuba were so far advanced he had his seat booked on a flight to havana on june 23rd. remember this photo of snowden's empty seat snapped by journalists who bought the tickets to cuba believing snowden would be on board? the nsa leaker was stuck in moscow's international airport for six weeks until he
with a walker. >>> there a big problem with president obama's universal preschool program. there won't be enough money to fund it. that's because the $80 billion price tag over the next ten years will be funded by a 98% increase on tobacco taxes, but the problem is not enough people smoke to keep the program running. >> what's wrong with america? >> light up. >>> to real life love story. an ohio couple dies 11 hours apart on the same day in the same room. family members believe harold willed himself to stay by his wife's side until they could at that time next step in that are journey together. he went first, she followed 11 hours later. their grandson will join us live at 8:50 a.m.. >> what a story. >>> looks like we'll do something. john kerry went out yesterday and spoke with remarkable passion about the moral obscenity of al assad using chemical weapons on his people. and now this morning the united kingdom also in the form of david cameron says the united kingdom is considering proportional response. we'll do something, it sounds like, but what. >> and the president is getting everyone read
bradley manning has said in a written letter to president obama as he asks for a pardon. he was sentenced yesterday to 35 years. will be dishonorably discharged for leaking thousands of documents to the west side wikileaks. his defense team will ask the president for a pardon laincome week. manning will be up for parole in 7 years. >> beau biden will be held in delaware after released from a cancer center in houston. beau bited ten says his father is in great sha-- biden says hea history of health problems. three years ago he suffered a stroke. earlier this month emergency vehicles were dispatched to a home again mentioned stroke. >> so young to be going through all of that. >> extreme weather alert to tell you about. an out of control wildfire at yosemite national park. so far scorched more than 75 square miles and is 5 percent contained at this hour. that fire has shut down a main highway. officials say the park remains open. this as the u.s. forest service says they are running out of money to fight the 51 major blazes burning through the west. a billion dollars has been spent so far a
should. it starts right now. >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, putin put down. president obama sends a very public message to the russian president, but will it get the white house any closer to arresting the secret leaker ed snowden. and big controversy in florida after teenagers beat a classmate on a school bus and a father's plea to his child's suspected kidnapper. >> i'm begging to you let my daughter go. >> shepard: this man, suspected of killing a woman, murdering a child, and abducting this teenage girl. >> we all miss you, hannah, we love you so much. >> they could have gone to another state. they could have gone to another country potentially. we just don't know at this point. >> shepard: tonight, the search for hannah. >> shepard: tearing down cleveland's house of horrors where ariel castro imprisoned three girls for years. one of his victims came back to see it and you will hear from her ahead. plus, feeling lucky? >> you never know. >> he is a lucky one. >> a jackpot measured in hundreds of millions of dollars up for grabs in power ball. i just won $50 worth. >> i w
, president obama and other dignitaries will stand on the same steps to commemorate the march on washington, the same steps where dr. king delivered his "i have a dream" speech to a quarter of a million people and thousands are expected to gather there today. we will have much more on today's events throughout our time on the air. >> top story now. a fox news alert. preparations for a strike on syria. right now u.s.-led air or missile strikes, they're looking all but certainty point. the timing is still unclear but the obama administration is working out we're told all the details. the u.n. security council, set for a showdown. and britain is saying it will put forward a resolution seeking authorization for military action. russia calling the move premature. and american ally israel is bracing for possible retaliation. it is already been threatened. all of this happening as u.n. chemical weapons inspectors in damascus are saying they need at least four more days to finish their investigation. the alleged gas attack that killed hundreds. what happened? who did it? a live report from the whit
russian president vladmir putin will not cave to president obama. >> he has stood firm against intense pressure from our government. i have to believe he had continue to stand firm. >> speaking of pressure that is mounting on russia to ex draw tig -- extradite snowden to the united states. is the president being hypocritical? remember when he said this? >> the notion somehow not talking to countrys is punishment to them which has been the guiding diplomatic principle of this administration is ridiculous. a oo he will be in saint peters burg but doesn't plan to meet one-on-one with putin. >> looking into the disappearance of a criminal investigator. sandra cope was last seen by her teenaged daughter who says cope went to follow up on a lead on a stolen dog. >> she may have met somebody in a coffee shop in the oakland area. they are reviewing surveillance tapes and interviewing witnesses. >> her car was found two-miles from her home and her cell phone showed up in two different locations. they are not sure if they are disappearance is related to her job. >> president bush is home after d
workers, tens of thousands, that will help you navigate obama care, have all your personal information but not have to actually undergo a background check. what could possibly go wrong? i'm in forking me again kelly, "studio b" starts now. >> shepard: the news begins anew on "studio b." now it's official, prosecutors indo ited the blade runner, oscar pistorius, for murdering his magazine model girlfriend. context and perspective on his possible future in and out of prison. plus, british police say they're considering new evidence in the death of princess diana. we'll report on the latest claims of a conspiracy on the part of the government. >>> we'll speak live to this 12-year-old girl, who says a black bear mauled her not once but twice. nearly killed her. all while she was on her usual jog. it's all ahead unless breaking news changes everything on "studio b." >>> first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the olympic blade runner, as scare pistorius, cried in court as prosecutors indicted him in the murder his magazine model girlfriend. the south african throw it and double
. >> critics are refuting many claims the obama administration made by the nsa data collection program. that is leaving many worried about the security of their personal information and wondering whether or not the agency is playing by the rules. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has more now from washington. hi, catherine. have we reach ad tipping. >> reporter: patti ann, according to aclu at least 20 pieces of legislation are being considered to modify the nsa program adding the white house continues to disappoint its base on the issue. >> i think the white house has lost credibility and i think the government generally has been operating with a deficit of trust in the area of surveillance for the past few years. they have been saying one thing publicly to congress and to the courts and turns out that quite another thing has been taking place behind closed doors. >> reporter: in the end the aclu alleges that the nsa plays word games under the set of rules known as the united states intelligence directive 18, collecting data only applies when the data is analyzed and
. whenever president obama gives the order. but syria warns it will strike back with everything it's got. plus,. >> shot my baby. >> bill: the mother who says she watched the gunman shoot her baby in the face takes the stand. >> i put my arms over my baby but he still shot him. >> bill: ahead, the emotional day in court. [cheers] >> her mother calls it a miracle welcome home, sara. >> the little girl whose family fought for a a life saving lung transplant finally goes home. >> bill: i'm bill hemmer in tonight for shepard smith. a u.s. military is ready to go if president obama gives the order for a strike against syria. that's what defense secretary chuck hagel said today. and unu.s. official telling fox news, it is not a matter of if, but when. the white house plans to show syrian government was behind the attack. killed innocent children. joe biden said there is no doubt who is to blame. >> the syrian regime, the only ones who have the weapons. have used chemical weapons multiple times in the past. have the means of delivering those weapons. have been determined to wipe out exactly the
their work. president obama says is short strike he believes will be effective. >> if we're saying in a clear and decisive but very limited way, we send a shot across the bow staying stop doing, that can have a positive impact on our national security over the long term. bill: molly henneberg leads our coverage live on the north lawn. poly, there will be more meetings today there, but this one is with leaders from congress, and what do we know about that meeting today? >> reporter: the president will two more in depth what the white house is saying all week. that this was a chemical attack they believe, that the u.s. can not let it go unanswered and the president is expected to lay out to congressional leaders his options and classified intelligence behind these options. there may be declassified version of intelligence released to the american public later today. the president will confer with top congressional leaders either in person or teleconference late this afternoon. sources tell fox the intelligence is not clear whether syrian president bashar al-assad was behind the attack or ordere
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the country, and after the bells ring for five minutes, we will then hear from president obama. we have so far heard from presidents clinton and carer, oprah winfrey has spoken as well as john lewis, the congressman who also spoke at the freedom march, freedom and jobs march 50 years ago today. i want to bring in very briefly if i can juan williams who is standing by with us. we'll get back when the bells start ringing and listen to that in its entirety. juan, earlier president clinton said something we thought was quite powerful when he said that what a debt we owe to the people who marched 50 years ago. it was a bold statement. it got a big round of applause, juan. >> it really was, trace. i think it's a reminder of the history that there was such a sense that there was going to be violence here in washington on that day, and people who came were taking a risk. often times they were young people whose parents feared for their safety and coming to washington that day. we've heard reference to the fact that troops were surrounding the city. you may not remember, but it was held on a wednesday
comments on the ns aft controversy president obama said more americans learn about the nsa programs and safeguards built into the programs he believes the more comfortable he will be with the level of surveillance. >> i'm comfortable that the m comfortable if the americang people examined, exactly what was taking place, how it was being used, what the safeguards were, that they would say, you know what? these folks are following the law and doing what they say they're doing. >> reporter: but in a "fox news poll" published last week nearly 3/4 of americans believe the nsa electronic surveillance of everyday americans is serious with the minority believing it is just a phony scandal. this comes as journalist glen greenwald who broke the nsa story is promising to focus on the work of the programs after his partner on the left was temporarily detained over the weekened on a british terrorism statute. heather. heather: catherine herridge live for us. thank you, catherine. >> reporter: you're welcome. jon: so the government gets to decide which content is monitored? our next guest says th
with you too obviously. good discussion. monica, joe. heather? heather: still to come president obama said a year ago, remember this, the use of chemical weapons would be a red line in syria but now that there are dramatic new claims that the syrian government is behind a deadly chemical attack, what is the president's best next move and is he willing to make it? >>> plus a manhunt is underway for two thugs who randomly beat to death an 88-year-old world war ii veteran in an empty parking lot. the disturbing details and who police are looking for up next. >> we can not have a situation where chemical or biological weapons are falling in the hands of the wrong people. we have been very clear to the assad regime but also to other players on the ground that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. that would change my calculus. heather: that was president obama a year ago, speaking about the use of chemical weapons in syria and today there are growing calls for the president to act, after video reportedly out of syria is said to s
, this global terror alert is bringing president obama's past comments on the war on terror back into the spotlight. here's the president back in may. >> today the core of al-qaeda in afghanistan and pakistan is on the path to defeat. their remaining operatives spend more time thinking about their own safety than plotting against us. patti ann: but is al-qaeda actually on its way to defeat? this month, as peter reported, the terror group is suspected of orchestrating three major prison breaks freeing nearly 2,000 inmates in iraq, libya and pakistan. last month al-qaeda killed more than 500 people. earlier this year the tsarnaev brothers used instructions from al-qaeda to build the bombs used in april's boston bombings, and last year al-qaeda-connected militants took over an area larger than the state of texas inside northern africa. and it was september september , of course, at least three al-qaeda-linked groups participated in the killing of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans in benghazi. bill: top republican senator lindsey graham saying that attack in li
kelliy. the obama administration is weighing the options on the possibility of a military strike to punish syria's reportedous of chemical weapons. congressional leaders are expected to be briefed on the situation later today. recently as two daysing on, it appeared that the u.s. and allies were ready to act at and moment. but today world powers are walking back suggesting that a military strike is imminent. british prime minister cameron said it is unthinkable to support a strike if there is strong opposition in the un. they argue that the political solution can only happen if there is a stop in the escalation of violence. israel is bracing for a worst- case scenario. they are deployed to maintain order as this happeneds of people get gas masks and protective kits. israel called up reservist and deployed missile defense bat row with syria and iran striking for any western military action. reporting live from the mideast bureau. hello, leland. >> there is growing fores that the longer the war of words goes on the worse the war will be. especially as iran and syria are making thre
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, more houses are selling, and stocks are hit record highs. but if you believe the polls, president obama is not handling the economy very well. what he is he doing about that coming up. plus, the college football player who could lose a year of eligibility on some technicality for something he did while serving in the military. and caroline kennedy lost her father in a very sudden and public way. but she grew up and has done pretty well for herself. now we know just how well she has done. and we'll share that as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news. for a strong bag that grips the can... get glad forceflex. small change, big difference. good thing we've got bounty select-a-size. it's the smaller powerful sheet. look! one select-a-size sheet of bounty is 50% more absorbent than a full size sheet of the leading ordinary brand. use less with bounty select-a-size. of the leading ordinary brand. they're the days to take care of business.. when possibilities become reality. with centurylink as your trusted partner, our visionary cloud infrastructure and global broadband n
this case goes to trial. gregg? >> garrett tenny, thanks so much. >>> president obama making his first public comments after the reports of a chemical attack in syria. we're going to tell you what he had to say and what it could mean for possible u.s. military action there. >>> plus, it has been nearly one year since the terror attack in benghazi. the suspects still at large. and now sources are telling us why they may stay at large. that'soming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and top of the news. ♪ there's a new way to fight litter box odor. introducing tidy cats with glade tough odor solutions. two trusted names, one amazing product. are you flo? yes. is this the thing you gave my husband? well, yeah, yes. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the power of the "name your price" tool only from progressive. she loves a lot of it's what you love about her.
." president barack obama met with the yemen president yesterday at the white house. he says the country has been cracking down object al qaeda. >> because of some of the very effective military reforms the president initiated when he came into this office, what we've seen is al qaeda in the huat moved back out of territory it was controlling. >> we learned this information from the state department releasing it yesterday, but along with very few details. >> the department has been apprised of information that out of an abundance of caution and care for our employees and others who may be visiting our installation that indicates we should institute these precautionary steps. >> the spokesperson says they may stay closed for more than a day depending on the development of these potential threats. back to you. >>brian: thank you, elizabeth. let's talk benghazi. >>steve: let's talk a little benghazi. we have told you many times why is the administration not trying to get to the bottom of what happened in 2012 when two tkefpt -- department of state and navy seals were learned. now we've learned
. >> reporter: sure. gregg: well, a brand new fox poll just in as president obama uses the bully pulpit to pivot back to the economy and pound republicans. but according to the just-released poll, voters are knot terribly impressed. most of them think the president isn't offering any new economic ideas, and he'd help the country more by staying in washington, rolling up his sleeves and actually working with republicans. the new poll, there it is, finds 71% of voters say the president's recent economic speeches are full of the same old things that he's been talking about for the last few years, that's more than triple the number who think he's putting forward new ideas to boost the economy. angela mcglowan is a fox news political analyst. want to talk to you about these. do you think that number we just showed on the screen is a reflection of unemployment that is still incredibly high and economic growth that "the washington post" called horrible? >> it is a reflection. i think you're going to see this during the midterm elections. if you remember in 2010, you had the tea partiers and people comi
and salty nut bars by nature valley. nature at its most delicious. jamie: welcome back. president obama's repeating what seems to be a white house talking point saying the core of al qaeda has been decimated. that's a claim often repeated recently by the president and other members of the administration. >> today the core of al qaeda in afghanistan and pakistan is on the path to defeat. their remaining operatives spend more time thinking about their own safety than plotting against us. >> we point to the successes and the president pointed to the successes including the decimation of the core of al qaeda in afghanistan and pakistan. jamie: john bolton, former u.s. ambassador to the united nations. you know him well, a fox news contributor and great to have you here in studio, ambassador, thank you for coming in. do you share the opinion that not only has al qaeda not been decimated, but they have actually morphed and metastasized? >> they have taken some hits, there is no doubt about it since the original 9/11 but i can seewe can see from the terror alert we're experiencing right now th
on the fox news channel. president obama faces reporters before he heads out for a summer vacation, 10 days on martha's vineyard. this is his first solo news conference since the 30th of april. he held 16 briefings this year. half of those were held jointly with a foreign leader. 22 solo news conferences at the white house since 2009. this will be his 23rd. some of the topics he could face today, canceled meeting with vladmir putin. possibility of a government shut down in the fall. nsa, obamacare, irs, benghazi, all the quote phony scandals the white house talked about for the last two weeks. we want to know what would you ask the president? tweet me your questions @billhemmer. we'll read a couple on the air for the next two hours. fire away. lines are open right now. >> another emotional day expected in the fort hood shooting court-martial today after major nidal hasan was given permission to continue representing himself despite his standby attorneys claim that he is trying to secure his own death sentence the army psychiatrist admitted he opened fire at the texas army base in 2009, kill
right now. martha: bye, everybody. jon: we begin with a fox news alert on egypt. president obama announcing the united states is canceling joint military exercises with that nation because of violence there. the biennial bright star exercise is now scrapped the announcement cops a day after violence in cairo and other cities took more than 500 lives. supporters of the muslim brotherhood vowing to keep on fighting after police backed by bulldozers broke up two sit-in camps. we'll have a live report from the region in moments. >>> first, brand new stories and breaking news. jenna: as jon was talking about the president reacts to the crisis in egypt. what he is saying about the increasingly tough situation there. what it means for our nation's relationship with a critical ally in that part of the world. >>> chaos in a class as a gunman walks in and shoots the instructor dead. we have a the latest on the manhunt for the suspected killer there. >>> cyber you can staing a beauty queen. we'll explain why the fbi is getting involved after the reining miss teen usa says a stranger hacked
out and president obama urged his administration to get involved and democrats and republicans came together to solve a problem. but wait, it was a problem about them. it was their staffs. this was not what the law intended to do. the law didn't intend chuck grassly, a conservative from iowa put in the provision, you all if you want the law take the same health coverage it gives. democrats didn't want to do it then, but had to take it otherwise it would look bad. when they wrote the law, you remember when they did this. it was like trying to shoo in an octbuts. they hurry to pass this thing. and it didn't work out and as a result the people who work for the law makers were going to lose out on the same employer contribution to the health insurance that you and i and most americans receive. >> what i would understand it would be costly, the young staffers are saying i am not getting insurance altogether. we need them to pay in the system to help everybody else to cover the cost of insurance and the idea of union versal coveraging. maybe the experienced staffers left the hill altogeth
with what we've got to close the gap. >> president obama said also in 2003 that he favored single payer but knew he might not be able to get there immediately so what do people mean when they use the term single payer? listen. >> what they really mean is putting everybody into one big government insurance program and almost always on the left they're talking about medicare. >> but medicare is tens of trillions of dollars in the hole so many argue that's not the way to go. appear lists note that single payer systems in other countries hold down costs by rationing care. listen. >> if you look to, say, great britain, there's about 115,000 people there today who have been waiting longer than 18 weeks for administration to the hospital n. canada, waiting list to get in to see a physician of your choice can be as many as 800,000 people at any one time. >> the typical wait for a normal procedure in canada is four months. for a hip replacement or knee replacement, the wait is 10 months. some wait more than a year for a knee replacement. >> so nations that have tried single payer systems have to
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